Multi-disciplinary toy design and engineering education for Hong Kong

Yiu Cheung Shiu, Ching Yuen Chan, Melissa Morgan

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Hong Kong is a global base for original equipment toy manufacturing and is striving to diversify to original design manufacturing and original brand manufacturing. This paper describes a multi-disciplinary toy design engineering approach to a Higher Diploma level vocational training programme with the necessary attributes to help Hong Kong's toy industry during this transition. After giving the rationale for developing a toy-specific and multi-disciplinary programme, the curriculum and the experience in running such a programme are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94-117
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Journal of Arts and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010


  • Hong Kong
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum
  • OBM
  • ODM
  • OEM
  • Original brand manufacturing
  • Original design manufacturing
  • Original equipment manufacturing
  • Product design engineering
  • Toy design
  • Toy design education
  • Toy design engineering
  • Toy engineering
  • Toy invention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Computer Science Applications


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